Local councils

12th Sep 16, 10:00am
Central government’s bid to corporatise council assets raises more questions than it answers, writes NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp
Central government’s bid to corporatise council assets raises more questions than it answers, writes NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp
12th Sep 16, 10:00am
19th Nov 15, 1:02pm
Commissioner for the Environment warns more homes in NZ lie less than 50cm above the spring tide level, than those red zoned after the Canterbury quakes
Commissioner for the Environment warns more homes in NZ lie less than 50cm above the spring tide level, than those red zoned after the Canterbury quakes
19th Nov 15, 1:02pm
25th Feb 14, 11:44am
Local authorities oppose moves to introduce an 'objections' process against council-imposed development contributions
Local authorities oppose moves to introduce an 'objections' process against council-imposed development contributions
25th Feb 14, 11:44am
3rd Feb 14, 12:48pm
Auckland Council warns of 8.5% rates hike and $480 mln of debt due to Govt changes on development contributions
Auckland Council warns of 8.5% rates hike and $480 mln of debt due to Govt changes on development contributions
3rd Feb 14, 12:48pm
3rd Oct 13, 10:06am
Less than 13% of Aucklanders have voted so far in the local body elections; below the figures in Wellington and Christchurch
Less than 13% of Aucklanders have voted so far in the local body elections; below the figures in Wellington and Christchurch
3rd Oct 13, 10:06am
2nd Sep 13, 3:25pm
The Government's introducing a new layer of bureacracy to deal with disputes over so-called 'development contributions'
The Government's introducing a new layer of bureacracy to deal with disputes over so-called 'development contributions'
2nd Sep 13, 3:25pm
28th Aug 13, 11:55am
It will be mandatory for local councils to undertake strategic asset management planning; councils warn on costs
It will be mandatory for local councils to undertake strategic asset management planning; councils warn on costs
28th Aug 13, 11:55am
5th Sep 12, 4:15pm
ANZ and BNZ are the banks holding the bulk of the troubled Kaipara District Council's debt as ratepayers revolt
ANZ and BNZ are the banks holding the bulk of the troubled Kaipara District Council's debt as ratepayers revolt
5th Sep 12, 4:15pm
19th Mar 12, 7:31am
Govt's local council shake-up looms; Less likely to be rates caps, but will look at ways to encourage councils to keep hikes down, Key says
Govt's local council shake-up looms; Less likely to be rates caps, but will look at ways to encourage councils to keep hikes down, Key says
19th Mar 12, 7:31am
14th Dec 11, 1:38pm
BusinessDesk: Central govt subsidies reduce local govt deficits in Sept. quarter
BusinessDesk: Central govt subsidies reduce local govt deficits in Sept. quarter
14th Dec 11, 1:38pm
16th Mar 09, 11:29am
Council rates up 8.1% from a year ago; employee costs up 10.9%
Council rates up 8.1% from a year ago; employee costs up 10.9%
16th Mar 09, 11:29am